CISCE revised timetable for offline Term 1 Board exams out

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The Council for Indian School Certificate Examination (CISCE) has released the revised timetable for the first term of the Class X (ICSE) and Class XII (ISC) examinations. The CISCE had earlier postponed the exams for reasons beyond their control (read more here).

CISCE has decided to hold the term 1 examinations offline instead of online as originally announced. The ISC Semester 1 examinations are scheduled to be held from 22nd November, 2021 to 20th December 2021 while the ICSE examinations will be held from 29th November, 2021 to 16th December, 2021.

CISCE has said that it has decided to make the exams offline as many Heads of schools, students and parents had written to the Board expressing their apprehensions and difficulties is the Semester 1 examinations were to be held online. The major concerns expressed related to non-availability of devices, irregular power supply and network and bandwidth problems. As a result, CISCE has decided to conduct the examinations offline in the candidates’ respective schools.

The date sheet for Class X (ICSE) is as under:

Name of the Subject Date(s)
English Language – Paper I November 29, 2021
Literature in English – Paper II November 30, 2021
History & Civics – HCG Paper I December 2, 2021
Hindi December 3, 2021
Mathematics December 6, 2021
Geography – HCG Paper II December 7, 2021
Physics – Science Paper I December 9, 2021
Chemistry – Science Paper II December 13, 2021
Biology – Science Paper III December 15, 2021

The exams are scheduled to be held from 11 am to 12 pm for all subjects except Mathematics, Hindi and second languages for which an additional half hour is provided. An additional 10 minutes is given before the beginning of the examination to read the question paper.

The Class XII (ISC) timetable is as under:

Name of the Subject Date(s)
Literature in English – Paper II November 22, 2021
English Language – Paper I November 23, 2021
Physics – Paper I (Theory) November 25, 2021
Mathematics November 29, 2021
Business Studies November 30, 2021
Sociology December 1, 2021
Biology – Paper I (Theory) December 3, 2021
Economics December 6, 2021
Political Science December 9, 2021
Commerce December 10, 2021
Chemistry – Paper I (Theory) December 13, 2021
History December 16, 2021
Accounts December 20, 2021

The examinations for Class XII will be held from 2 pm and will be of 90 minutes duration.

The official notification and the complete CISCE timetable can be found here.

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